Tag Archives: Van Tran

Westminster Viets vote as bloc, again, in Diep’s defeat

In 2005, Christian Collet, then a professor at UC Irvine, published a paper in the Journal of Politics in which he used sophisticated statistical analysis to find that Vietnamese-American voters in Orange County voted as a bloc when it came to … Continue reading

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Tyler Diep first OC Viet incumbent to lose

This is the time to be thankful, and the staff at the OC Registrar of Voters must be thankful the vote counting was finished just in time for the holidays. And the results show Tyler Diep, the incumbent Westminster City Councilman … Continue reading

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Tan Nguyen sentenced to year in prison

“Terrible day” is what former GOP Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen described to the Bolsavik his feelings on Valentine’s Day when federal judge David O. Carter sentenced him to one year in prison for lying to investigators about his role in sending … Continue reading

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Interesting snippets on Viet candidates, from Statement of Votes

The Statement of Votes is a 2630-page document from the OC Registrar of Voters, breaking down votes by precinct for every race in the November election. There are also a few important subtotals. The document is provided in PDF format, … Continue reading

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Jose Solorio wants to be the next Van Tran

By turning incoming Governor Jerry Brown into a boogieman, Assemblyman Jose Solorio (3rd from left) got what he wanted: Front page exposure on Viet Bao Daily News. Sensing an opening as well as an opportunity, as the only Vietnamese-American in … Continue reading

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Viet candidates take serious beating

Across the country, except for a few bright spots, most Viet candidate fall flat, losing their races, sometimes spectacularly. Now, of course, there is such a thing as a “Vietnamese bounce” – late absentee ballots cast mostly by Vietnamese – … Continue reading

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Republicans celebrate huge government spending

And some Democrats too, but then again Dems don’t scream and yell at government spending, whereas GOP’ers do. Sunday was the dedication ceremony of the “Heroes Memorial,” a set of plaques affixed to a wall, built at a park in … Continue reading

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Jury hung in Tan Nguyen’s case

The jury deadlocked in the trial of former Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen, and the judge declared a mistrial, reports the OC Register’s Martin Wisckol here. Nguyen is accused of lying to investigators and getting a campaign worker to take the blame … Continue reading

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